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Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 05/06/10 Frost:
Location: Kardella


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Mandarin - Honey Murcott (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - This mandarin is in a sheltered position

Fruiting Months October and November

Planted: 2004

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control: No pests


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Mandarins (Grafted) 4/10

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - I have several varieties of mandarins.  they are not doing as well as the other citrus, and generally, they are struggling in the exposed site.  have harvest some fruit this year

Fruiting Months June, July, August

Planted: 2007

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Black Sapote

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - In pots in the poly house.  Not looking at all happy.  I think it's just too cold for them.  will plant in poly house when time allows

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Hazelnut - Lambert

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - Survived the hellish summer of 2009, but not looking good

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Hazelnut - Halls Giant 5/10

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - Survived the hellish summer of 2009, but not thriving

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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White Sapote - Lemon Gold

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - still in pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Grumichama - Black

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - looking very sick

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Jaboticaba

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - This plant has 'died' on me several times and just when I'm about to throw it out, I spy a small shoot.  will plant in hot house when time allows

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Davidson Plum - NSW

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - still in pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Orange - Bergamot 8/10

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - Planted on the site of a pig manure pile which had been exhausted.

Fruiting Months July and August

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: remains of pig manure, goat manure and seaweed/fish emulsion

Pest Control: No pests as yet

Organic Status:Organic


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White Sapote - Golden Globe

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - still in a pot


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White Sapote - Lemon Gold

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - Still in a pot


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Carob - Clifford (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 3422 days 6hrs

Comments: - Very slow growing

Planted: 2009

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Sour orange (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 3422 days 6hrs

Comments: - Grown for fruit to make marmalade.  It has taken three years for our citrus to establish in our wind exposed, food forest.  

Fruiting Months August and September

Planted: 2006

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: goat manure

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Cider apples (several) (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 3422 days 7hrs

Comments: - Plan to produce apple cider for sale.  We have over 20 different types of cider apples, and many more heritage apples.  The cider apples have a reputation for not receiving enough chill time her in Victoria, so they have been planted on the SOUTH side of the hill.  A bit of a gamble.

Fruiting Months January, February, April, May

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 70

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Autumn

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Goat manure, Goose manure and seaweed extract

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: Molasses for grasshoppers

Organic Status:Organic


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Kei Apple 7/10

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Update: 3422 days 7hrs

Comments: - Grown to help protect cold sensitive plants from frost.  Two have been run over by the ride on mower and have reshot. not sure that they are providing any frost protection, but I'm impressed with their staying power.

Planted: 2008

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 5

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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Finger Lime - Red Cutting (Seedling) 4/10

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Update: 3422 days 7hrs

Comments: - struggling a bit in the cool climate, but still alive

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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Midyim Berry 4/10

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Update: 3422 days 7hrs

Planted: 2008

Height 0.6 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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Pecan - Cape Fear (A) SP

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Pecan - Kiowa (B)

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Macadamia - 246

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Macadamia - A38

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Macadamia - A4

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TRIED BUT DIED

Tea Plant (Seedling)

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Update: 3421 days 6hrs

Comments: - too hot and cooked in the hellish summer of 2009

Pollination: Self Pollination


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TRIED BUT DIED

Hazelnut - Ennis (Cutting)

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Update: 3422 days 9hrs

Comments: - Hot horrible summer and it probably didn't receive enough general care.  I have several hazelnuts, but this is the only one which died.

Pollination: Self Pollination


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TRIED BUT DIED

Papaya - Sunrise Solo

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Update: 3422 days 9hrs

Comments: - Tried to transplant it.  It didn't like it.

Pollination: Self Pollination


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TRIED BUT DIED

Green Sapote (Seedling)

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Update: 3422 days 9hrs

Comments: - It lost its leaves in autumn, but the stem was still alive.  in spring it didn't shoot and eventually it died completely

Pollination: Self Pollination


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TRIED BUT DIED

Longan - Seedling (Grafted)

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Update: 3422 days 9hrs

Comments: - Probably too cold, even tough it was in an unheated poly house.  I may try again

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Comments

robwhite1 says... [3391 days 4hrs ago]
if you can grow citrus ok you should be able to fruit longan regards rob
amanda19 says... [3372 days 24hrs ago]
Canned longon is so good that I wonder if it's worth growing the tree if it's difficult?

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